The 'Introduction to diagnostic test accuracy studies' workshop is an intensive half-day course designed for clinicians, researchers, health professionals and students who want to understand and critically appraise diagnostic accuracy studies.
Delivered through presentations and interactive examples, the workshop will take participants through different types of diagnostic study designs, measures of diagnostic accuracy and the process of critical appraisal, including an extensive risk of bias assessment.
The course runs from 1pm to 4.30pm (times may change).
The workshop will cover the following areas:
Interactive examples will help participants strengthen new skills and put them into practice.
By the end of this course participants will be able to:
The course is aimed at:
This workshop is suitable for those who are new to diagnostic accuracy studies, or require a refresher session. Some knowledge of general basic research methods is required. No prior knowledge of diagnostic research methods is required.
We also offer intensive 1-day courses on critical appraisal of clinical studies, and systematic reviewing and meta-analysis.
Cancellation requests must be sent to NGCfirstname.lastname@example.org and will be subject to a 25% charge. No refunds will be made for cancellations notified within 21 days of the event. The NGC reserves the right to cancel the event, in which case all registration fees will be refunded.